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Description found in Archives

Additional photographs [graphic material]. 

Series consists of


[ca. 1910-1940]

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

183 photographs b&w.

Scope and content

Series consists of photographs of William Lyon Mackenzie King including portraits of W.L. Mackenzie King by Pittaway, Ottawa, 1920, 1922; and a portrait of King, seated, signed "Yours sincerely, W. Mackenzie King", photographer unknown, copyright mark clearly and discreetly found on lower left hand corner; and photos of W.L. Mackenzie King with members of cabinet at official and unofficial functions during the period 1933-1940, including King's visit to Berlin and the Olympics in 1937, and numerous photos of King's dog Pat (Pat 1), photos from Canadian Government Photography. In addition, the series contains photographs of W.L. Mackenzie King and colleagues including John Russell Newton MacTavish, James H. Spence, and P.C. Larkin; King and Elizabeth Montizambet, reviewing Fleet, 1923; grave of W.L.M. King, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario; panoramic group photo entitled "reception to the the Hon. Wm. L. Mackenzie King, Newmarket, Ont., December 14, 1921"; group photo of King and others at unidentified banquet, ca. 1930, photo by Edwards, Quebec. Also included are 4 photographs depicting W.L. Mackenzie King at the signing of the Briand-Kellog Pact, Paris, Francis, 1928, and deliberations of the League of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, photos taken by A. Harlingue and F. Jullien.

Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Archival reference no.

Additional information

The series largely consists of photographs donated by individuals, including Blair Neatby and George McIlraith, at various dates which were subsequently added to the William Lyon Mackenzie King fonds. A small number of photographs in the accessions were transferred from the textual records, but their provenance can no longer be traced.

Accession 1984-217: Inventaire CNP; O.S. 45 (tray 114C et 115); non enregistrées; classées sous Evenements historiques 1928, 1929.

Availability of other formats note
Accession 1976-128 NPC: Seven photographs including Mrs. Roosevelt's visit to Berlin, have been reproduced in Blair Neatby's biography of King, for the period 1932-1939; accession 1957-053 NPC: Copy negatives available (C-1991 - C-1993)

Dates of creation note
Accession 1957-047 NPC: Copy print made probably ca. 1930 of a photograph of William Lyon MacKenzie (ca. 1855).